Photography

By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Jul 10th, 2018
29 Comments
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This is a partnered post with Baby Stones. Let’s face it, when you have a baby, you take a TON of pictures, right? I used to both love and dread taking my kids when they were little to the photo places in the department store or mall. It was fun to see the good pictures […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Jan 24th, 2015
1 Comment
5270 Views
I’m still trying to catch up on my hiking posts from the past few months. Finding the time, as I’m sure we all can attest to, seems harder and harder as the kids get older with all of their extracurricular activities…but I’ll save that for future posts because I digress and need to stay focused […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Apr 29th, 2014
0 Comments
7095 Views
This week Arleena and I revisited Cerro San Luis (or San Luis Mountain). Back in week 12, Arleena and I made a wrong turn on this trail that only got us to the M on this mountain which about ¾ of the way up to the top. Needless to say we were a bit bummed […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Nov 21st, 2013
1 Comment
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The boys love to dress up.  Whether it’s in their year-round (notice I don’t say Halloween) costumes or creating outfits, they love to use their imagination!  The other day, I was cooking dinner and Brian came into the kitchen dressed like Santa.  He put the outfit together!  I’m not even kidding people!   How to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Nov 14th, 2013
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The other night, Brian (my oldest son) went with me to pick up some Chinese food for dinner.  While waiting for the order we placed, we had some mommy son time.  The hostess served us some Jasmine Herbal Tea, which we sweetened with sugar and snacked on Fortune Cookies.  He was so happy and so […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Oct 6th, 2013
8 Comments
1795 Views
Frank and I went to a friend’s wedding this weekend and it was amazing!  I keep calling it a Princess Wedding.  We had a lot of fun and he was the most handsome Groomsmen in the Wedding Party!  Well, at the wedding, they had a Photo Booth and we were able to take silly photos […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Sep 18th, 2013
5 Comments
1310 Views
We had a blast this weekend in Bakersfield at Frank’s mom’s house. The kiddos got to go swimming during the day, swimming at night and they also played on the homemade Backyard Water Park that Frank built! What end of the summer fun did you have?...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Sep 12th, 2013
6 Comments
2138 Views
I started as a Girl Scout when I was in Kindergarten. That’s right folks, I was a cute, adorable Brownie who could sell a boat load of Girl Scout Cookies! Heck, I could have trained other Girl Scouts in cookie sales if they let me. The key – sell in front of a bank and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Jun 3rd, 2013
16 Comments
4570 Views
I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. #pixbundle I love to take pictures!  In fact, if you follow me on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, you know I love to take pictures.  Whether […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Apr 17th, 2013
10 Comments
1684 Views
    This past weekend, we headed down to Santa Barbara to go camping!  There were 4 adults and 6 kids and we all had a great time!  The kids went swimming, hiking, and just had a great time overall.  Pa took them on a hike and taught them Boy Scout things – such as […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 29th, 2013
0 Comments
1384 Views
  Yesterday, I drove up to a blogging event with YesVideo as an Ambassador.  I met up with the other amazing ambassadors and we had a fun day of activities, including games, go-kart racing, food, and bowling!  Oh my gosh, I had so much fun participating in the activities and socializing with the other bloggers. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 27th, 2013
8 Comments
1937 Views
This past weekend, we had an amazing time in Carlsbad, California.  We stayed at a gorgeous hotel, took the family to LEGOLAND, and got to drive around in the comfortable and gorgeous Kia Sorento throughout the past week.  Plus, I’ll be driving it to Santa Clara for the YesVideo Ambassador Event and then on our […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 23rd, 2013
1 Comment
1468 Views
This morning, I met up with fellow blogger, Jen from The Mom Reviews, and had cinnamon rolls for breakfast.  While enjoying the great weather and the beautiful sunshine, we were introduced to Barky the dog.  Ok, so I’m not sure if that is really his name, but man can that dog bark….loud!  It made for […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 21st, 2013
3 Comments
1577 Views
Look what came today?  As part of the #KiaClassic Event, myself and a group of other bloggers have the opportunity to test drive the 2014 Kia Sorento!  We’ll be heading to Carlsbad tomorrow and staying in the Park Aviara Hyatt.  On Saturday, we’ll be heading with the family to LegoLand and then the Kia Classic […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Mar 8th, 2013
1 Comment
1424 Views
Our Life in Pictures is back!!!  It may be March, but it’s never too late to start!  I took this picture the other day and thought it was so pretty!  Amazing how beautiful nature’s artwork can be!...
By Shannon Gosney
In Babies
Feb 21st, 2013
0 Comments
7757 Views
When my boys were babies, I snapped a TON of pictures!  Pictures of them eating, playing with toys, walking, smiling, watching television, everything!  Capturing the best photographs of our babies this holiday season helps us create memories that last a lifetime.  Oftentimes, we may find it challenging to capture a moment when our baby smiles, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Company Review
Feb 5th, 2013
9 Comments
3107 Views
Over the past few months, I’ve had the opportunity to be a YesVideo Ambassador and talk about a company that I have come to really appreciate!  One of the tasks as an Ambassador was to use the service at my local Costco.  Growing up, we had a huge video camera with VHS tapes that captured […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday
Nov 15th, 2012
2 Comments
2726 Views
Have you ever racked your brain trying to find a great, unique gift that is affordable and really speaks to that special someone? Scoping the usual places for gifts and shopping in general can be a time consuming task and when you have three kids with mouths to feed, homework, playtime, and the gazillion other […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Aug 27th, 2012
90 Comments
6627 Views
Have you heard of lynda.com?  I hadn’t heard of this incredible site until I most recently participated in a campaign.  I couldn’t believe how much information was available at my fingertips at lynda.com!  You are probably asking what lynda.com is right about now, and I’m here to introduce you to this site filled with tons […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Company Review
Apr 28th, 2012
5 Comments
1566 Views
When my oldest was a baby, I remember taking him to get his pictures taken at JCPenney’s Portrait Studios for a Christmas special.  It’s been a long time, but I remember the challenges I had when getting his pictures taken, as well as the excitement of receiving the finished portraits.  I mean, who doesn’t love […]...
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